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Distance

3.5 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Moderate

Δ Elevation (FT)

Minimal

USGS Quad Map(s):  Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Topo Map

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Indiana Dunes West Beach Trail

Indiana

  • Lake Michigan along the West Beach Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Lake Michigan seen hiking along the West Beach Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Eastern Hognose Snake along the West Beach Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Notes

The West Beach Trail is a moderate family friendly hike in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore that features incredible scenery. This loop hike includes the Long Lake, West Beach and Dune Succession Trails. Along the way hikers will pass by dunes, lush forest, prairie and find incredible views of Long Lake and Lake Michigan. There is camping available in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Red Tape

Entrance Free, Camping Fee
Contact: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore 1100 N. Mineral Springs Road Porter IN 46304

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